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Key Spouse Program

The U.S. Air Force Key Spouse Program is an official Air Force Unit Family Readiness Program designed to enhance readiness, personal/family resiliency, and establish a sense of Air Force Community. Key Spouses are commander-appointed and serve as a vital resource to command teams in an effort to support Air Force Families.

The mission of the Key Spouse Program (KSP) is to provide information and resources to military spouses, supporting families in successfully navigating throughout the military lifecycle.


For Army Soldier & Family Readiness Groups (SFRG), click HERE.

What is the Key Spouse Program

What is a Key Spouse?

  • Key Spouses are volunteer military spouses from within your unit who are trained and appointed by the unit commander.
  • They perform a vital communication role between unit leadership and its Families.
  • Key Spouses provide support to the Families of military members during times of need.
  • Key Spouses assist Families in finding available base & community resources to utilize.
  • Every Air Force unit on JBLM has at least one Key Spouse.

What can I expect of my Key Spouse?

  • Listen when you need to talk.
  • Be non-judgmental.
  • Connect you to community information, volunteer opportunities and referral services.
  • Help your Family prepare for separation due to deployment.
  • Provide a Peer-to-Peer support system on handling military life experiences. They know what it’s like. They’ve been there.
  • Serve as a vital link in exchanging information between unit leadership an your Families.

How can I contact my Key Spouse?


Click here to see our Key Spouse Brochure

Become a Key Spouse

Interested in Becoming a Key Spouse?

  • See your unit First Sergeant or Commander or call +1 (253) 982-7027.
  • Key Spouse Training & Information
  • For Key Spouse training information, please contact your Key Spouse, your unit First Sergeant or call +1 (253) 982-7027.


files2.pngKey Spouse Resources

Below is a collection of tools and references useful to Key Spouses. 
Click on the title of the document to view or download.

Air Force Spouse 101

Air Force Spouse 101 is a guide to help answer your questions and connect you with the people, information, and helping agencies that exist to ensure you and your family successfully navigate your Air Force adventure! 

Air Force Aid Society

The Air Force Aid Society supports the Air Force Mission by providing worldwide emergency financial assistance to Airmen and their eligible Family members, sponsoring educational assistance programs, and offering an array of base community enhancement programs that have a positive impact on the welfare of Airmen and their Families.

For more information on AFAS programs and services, view the document below or visit our Air Force Aid Society webpage.

Military & Family Life Counselors (MFLC)

Military & Family Life Counselors are licensed professionals who provide situational, problem-solving consultations anonymously and confidentially.

MFLCs now offer telephone and video non-medical counseling in addition to face-to-face non-medical counseling.  For more information, view the documents below:


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